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Families come in all shapes and sizes and from all sorts of backgrounds. They speak various languages, eat different sorts of food, live in different kinds of homes and celebrate special occasions in a variety of ways.
A celebration of family differences, this is a busy book full of all-embracing illustrations of every kind of family imaginable that are fun to look at time and time again. Beyond just giving pleasure, All About Family is also designed to ensure every child feels that their kind of family is just one of many and not anything unusual. The short accompanying words to each picture briefly and helpfully explain technical terms such a as adoption and fostering.
Julia Eccleshare's Picks of the Month for July 2018:
A First Book of the Sea by Nicola Davies
Junkyard Jack and the Horse That Talks by Adrian Edmondson
All About Families by Felicity Brooks
A Stone for Sascha by Aaron Becker
Sleep by Kate Prendergast
The Storm Keeper's Island by Catherine Doyle
The Cook and the King by Julia Donaldson
This book lets children explore questions such as `What is a family?', `What different sorts of families are there?' and more.
|Publication date:||1st July 2018|
|Publisher:||Usborne Publishing Ltd|
|Suitable for:||Baby and Toddler, 3+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Julia Eccleshare's Picks|
Felicity Brooks was born in Guildford in 1961. She studied English and Drama at Exeter University and worked in Theatre-in-Education and as a freelance lexicographer and teacher of trainee pilots before starting a career in children's publishing nearly 20 years ago. As well as devising numerous novelty books for babies and toddlers, she has retold myths and legends and worked on encyclopedias, dictionaries, history, geography, languages, poetry, picture books, science, maths and nature. Her books have won the Practical Pre-school gold and silver medals, the Right Start gold award, The TES Senior Information Book award, La Science se Livre award and been ...More About Felicity Brooks